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and we just felt our building shake. >> reporter: a massive explosion at one of kansas city's most popular restaurants. >> we thought that a car had literally ran into our apartment. >> reporter: the late night blast yours dozens plus this. >> i'm seth macfar lane and i'll be hosting the oscars this year. >> we sit down with seth mac farlane and who he'll go to for oscar advice. we're live in "the newsroom." good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. oscar pistorius will have to wait at least one more day to learn if he will be granted bail. the hearing for the olympic sprinter adjourned a little more than an hour ago. diser toious faces a premeditated murder charge in the valentine's day killing of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. the defense attorney gave a cross-examination of the police investigator who responded to the crime scene of the home. here are the key points, the officer conceded a substance found in the house may not have been tst testosterone as he previously testified. there was no sign of an assault on steenkamp's body. the investigator
breathe better. (blowing sound) ask your doctor about spiriva. >>> a developing story out of kansas city. we're getting new video of a building on fire. there are preliminary reports this started with a car crash. as you can see, it led to something much, much bigger than expected. we'll have the latest. ♪make just one heart to heart you - you sing to♪ ♪one smile that cheers you ♪one face that lights when it nears you.♪ ♪and you will be happy too. try e-mail marketing from constantcontact. it's the fastest, easiest way to create great-looking custom e-mails that bring customers through your door. sign up for your free trial today at constantcontact.com/try. >>> crime and punishment tonight. a spectacular well ek cuted diamond heist that reads like an agath ta christy who done it. precious gems stolen by heavily armed men right out of the cargo hold of a plane in brussels belgium. there was choreography and precision to the theft which unfolded at lightning speed. the whole operation took only a few short minutes. the thieves were described as professionals by one official, an
this morning. rescuers going through the rumble -- excuse me, the rubble of a kansas city restaurant after explosion injures 14 people. one person is missing. >>> new this morning, a winter storm brewing, hitting california and soon millions across the entire country will feel the xhekts. live team coverage. as china denies any involvement in the chhacking of american companies. a cnn crew chased by a company in shanghai. a live report. >>> topping business news, is apple's shine fading? google taking over wall street. is it now time to buy? >> wednesday, february 20th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. "starting point" this morning is the oscar pistorius case. we could hear in the olympic tax star accused of murdering his girlfriend will be allowed to get bail. an investigator says he does not oppose bail. that comes in day two of the bail hearing. first officer on the scene testified he believes pistorius' actions were in no way self-defense. he conceded there were no signs of an assault on reeva steenkamp's body. no indications they had defended herself. he said
strip in a city not easily shocked. it started at 4:30 a.m. someone in a black range rover with dealer plates fired into this maz rat tea killing the driving causing it to go out of control. it continued through an intersection and smashed into this car. hard to tell, but that is a taxi cab. it burst into flame. the driver and passenger trapped inside died. >> it's possible that the cab may have been running on propane. they are investigating the engineering and mechanicals of that vehicle. >> reporter: still on the loose, the black range rover with dealer plates. a common vehicle here. police warning that the occupants are armed and dangerous. >> very dark, tinted windows and occupied multiple times by black males. >> reporter: now, we expect that las vegas police will be holding a press conference shortly, in about an hour, about 5:00 p.m. eastern time, wolf. we're going to try to bring that to you live. we hope to learn more details about how this thing played out. we do know that police have requested video from all of the major hotels on this part of the strip. so they are hoping
to the city for a job. >>> tim tebow cancels a controversial talk. >>> "starting point" begins right now. >>> in south africa, we're less than a half an hour away of knowing whether accused murderer oscar pistorius will walk out of court on bail. a judge is expected to make a ruling. he is accused of premeditated murder of his model girlfriend. and this is the fourth day of pistorius' bail hearing. we are awaiting the judge's decision. 29 minutes away. robyn curnow joins us live now from pretoria. >> half an hour to go until we hear that judgment from the magistrate on whether or not oscar pistorius spends tonight and the next few months perhaps the rest of this year behind bars or whether he walks free for now and goes home. and, of course, the journalists standing outside here, the pretoria magistrate's court, all waiting anxiously. also we know inside that court, his family, he has a large family, they have been incredibly supportive. literally standing behind him, sitting behind him, often putting their hand on his shoulder and they are all pretty anxious. we can see also oscar pisto
and it eventually moves out by tomorrow night into salina. heavy snow by tomorrow morning in kansas city and getting a little snow into chicago before it's all said and done. >> chicago, they are used to that. >> that's right. >> thanks, chad. appreciate that. that's going to do it for me. see you tomorrow. "the situation room" with wolf blitzer starts right now. >>> fred, thanks very much. happening now, prosecutors say the accused murderer oscar pistorius and his girlfriend argued for an hour before she was shot. we have the latest revelations in this sensational case. >>> the catholic church grappling with questions that haven't been asked in centuries. where does an ex-pope live and can they speed up the process of choosing a new pope? >>> and the glory days of rocket men. an exclusive look at how the rocket business is booming. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." imagine getting every friday off for the next 22 weeks. but there's a catch. you won't get paid. you'll be forced to give up 20% of your weekly paycheck. that's the prospect facing thousands of people whose jobs depend on
city. we're getting new video of a building on fire. there are preliminary reports this started with a car crash. as you can see, it led to something much, much bigger than expected. we'll have the latest. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> crime and punishment tonight. a spectacular well executed diamond heist that reads like an agatha christie whodunit. precious gems stolen by heavily armed men right out of the cargo hold of a plane at an airport in brussels, belgium. there was choreography and precision to the theft which unfolded at lightning speed. the whole operation took only a few short minutes. the thieves were described as professionals by one official, and are most likely linked to organized crime. dan rivers tonight on what
transportation system could be just weeks away. >> flights to major cities, like new york, chicago, san francisco, and others could experience delays up to 90 minutes. >> it's all part of how the transportation department says they will have to deal with the looming budget cuts. >> to likely close more than 100 air traffic control towers at airports with fewer than 150,000 flight operations per year. >> that means smaller airports across the nation, places like boca raton, florida, joplin, missouri, will see their air traffic control towers shut down. >> what does this mean for you? if they have fewer people in these towers, they can't keep up with the pace of takeoffs or landings and that may mean fewer flights which could mean higher ticket prices. and that's not all. a representative for the air traffic controller worries about the impact. >> it's hard to see how it's not going time pact safety in terms of the efficiency and safety of the system. so we're very concerned how that's going to play out. >> but the transportation department insists these cuts will not impact safety, after the furlo
, kansas, not nashville, tennessee. in kansas city, they picked up 9.2 inches of snowfall. you can still see it for areas like nebraska, minnesota and into wisconsin. chicago, you've picked up about .81 inches of snowfall. that's welcomed but still not a lot. looking at a wintry mix from this last storm system, bringing some of that through to west virginia, ohio, and down through the south our other story is going to be flooding. we'll talk more about that flooding over the next couple of days. see these numbers up towards areas like in minnesota, three inches of snow. down toward regions like tennessee, even into georgia, we're going to see potentially three to six inches of rainfall. you see a line of storms moving through and this is going to continue to pile up. and this means worry going to be dealing with a flood threat over the next couple of days. there's also a chance for some winter weather to move through parts of the northeast. it looks like some new watches and advisories were just issued. it looks like in some locations we could pick up about six inches of snowfall. some l
alvin taylor helped us video it with a cell phone. chlorine. what the city is using to flush the hotel's entire water system after the gruesome discovery of a woman's body inside one of the rooftop tanks that may have been there for as long as two and a half weeks. four tanks connect to the hotel's drinking supply and during those weeks hundreds of residents and hotel guests had been using it. >> it really turns my stomach. a lot of people have left and went to another hotel. just the thought of it for so long. >> reporter: the woman inside the tank 21-year-old elisa lam. the tourist from vancouver, canada, arrived on january 26. surveillance video shows her acting oddly inside the hotel elevator as if she is hiding from someone, but this woman says lam didn't seem odd at all when they met. >> she was very outgoing, very lively, very friendly. >> reporter: orphan is the manager of a bookstore around the corner from the hotel called the last bookstore. one of the last places lam was seen by anyone as she bought records and presents for her parents and sister. >> talking about what books
york's west side as an attraction for tour stzs to the city, but at least they were, because now they're being ignored while everyone watched the eclipse. it's a 557-foot luxury yacht that arrived in new york city last week. it is the biggest private yacht on planet earth. and it includes nine decks, 30 huge cabins, two hel apads, swimming pools, a luxury spa, and its own submarine. it also has a military grade missile defense system, armor plating, and bullet-proof windows. it's the pride and joy of a russian who paid $1.5 billion for it, which brings me to tonight's number, $14.6 billion. that is roman's estimated worth which is only good for 59 on the list of richest people in the earth, but he owned london's chelsea football club and an art collection and has a buf and stylish girlfriend, but in addition to the eclipse, he also owned three other yachts. all told, he's shelled out $2 billion for really fancy modes of water transportation. and he is still paying. the annual cost for keeping the eclipse afloat is reportedly $15 million a year. and a tank of fuel, well, looks lik
is suffering from chronic health problems. >>> a new york city television anchor is in court today accused of choking his wife. he's charged with second degree strangulation and disorderly conduct. he allegedly choked his wife oefrts weekend. >>> in california, a suspected rapist used christian mingle.com, and police are investigating the possibility of other victims. my friend miguel marquez is following the disturbing case from los angeles. >> reporter: disturbing a right there, john. this involves the case of shaun banks, a 137 vp 37-year-old former navy man. and back in november, he talked a woman into going to her house after meeting her on christian mingle.com, he became sexually aggressive and led to rain. he's been charged with rain, burglary, and digital penetration. what's concerning is that mr. banks has gone by several different names, several different profile on christian mingle.com. he used the name rarity the night this occurred, but rilan, and also concerning is this is an individual who has connections to several states since getting out of the navy in 2002. north carolin
, and to america, has never been stronger. >>> a developing story out of kansas city. we're getting new video of a building on fire. there are preliminary reports this started with a car crash. as you can see, it led to something much, much bigger than expected. we'll have the latest. let's bing it on. [fight bell: ding, ding] how many here are google users? what if i was to tell you that you would actually like bing way more than google when it came to the results? prove it. let's look up some taco places. i like the left side. yeah? okay, do we need to find out what the waves are like down at the beach? what side do you like better? i like the results on the right. i'm gonna go with the one on the left. oh! bing won! people prefer bing over google for the web's top searches. don't believe it? go to bingiton.com and see what you're missing. >>> crime and punishment tonight. a spectacular well executed diamond heist that reads like an agatha christie whodunit. precious gems stolen by heavily armed men right out of the cargo hold of a plane at an airport in brussels, belgium. there was choreog
to see and be seen in kansas city. today it is a smoldering ruin and a woman is still unaccounted for. >> we begin at this hour at the d.c. course where jesse jackson jr. son of the civil rights icon former congressman from chicago is pleading guilty to skimming, making shoveling money from his campaign kofers. we're talking $43,000 for a watch, furs and cashmere clothing. two hats worn by michael jackson, almost $10,000 for children's furniture and a football autographed by u.s. presidents. illegally diverted and due to be paid back. that's not all. lisa sylvester is outside the courthouse. we're talking about the possibility of jail time. >> reporter: that's right. in fact, the preceding are still going on as we speak. i just came out minutes ago. they are all inside the courthouse. he is in the process right now of pleading guilty. he faces one charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and making false statements. that carries a maximum of up to five years in prison and also a $250,000 fine. i can give you kind of a sense of what is going on right now in the courthouse.
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new york city penthouse. it's $1.5 billion. here is why it's so expensive. it has got, yep, 30 large cabins, nine decks, two helipads to land the private helicopter, a submarine and a military grade missile defense system. armor plating and bulletproof windows. so if you think it costs too much to fill up your gas tank, check this out. this pays $650,000 to gas it up. what's it for me. frederica whitfield back in the house, takes over from here. good to see you, fred. >> good to be back. good to see you. >>> i'm frederica whitfield in for brooke baldwin. newvalentine's day murder in south africa. a bail hearing against the man known the world over as blade runner. prosecutors set the scene in the bathroom of the olympian's house. remember, oscar pistorius has admitted that he shot his model girlfriend, reeva steenkamp through the bathroom door. but, he says, he killed her by mistake thinking she was an intruder. blood stains on a cell phone and a cricket bat also were found in the bathroom. neighbors recall sounds of arguinging coming from their home before the shooting. a police inv
in chicago. today, she's mourning the loss of her sister, killed in the city's epidemic of shootings. the latest on the tragedy straight ahead. >>> and we also have new information coming in on that crippled carnival triumph cruise ship. what the u.s. coast guard is now saying about the cause of the fire that left thousands of passengers stranded at sea. >>> pain at the pump. we'll tell you how high the prices are soaring, up for 32 straight days, next on "360." ofl is intensified with a serum. it's proven to be 4x better at smoothing lines and deep wrinkles than professional treatments. roc® max for maximum results. >>> if you have been following "ac 360's" reporting on all of the teenagers being murdered in chicago, you have already heard the words enough is enough. you hear it after each kid is gunned down, but we heard it the loudest after a 15-year-old girl, hadiya pendleton was shot dead just days after performing at the inauguration festivities for obama in washington. it grew so loud, president obama visited his home town to address this epidemic, to add his voice, and in th
. >>> we're getting new details on the breaking story we were following out of kansas city, missouri. we now know nine people have been injured. we'll talk with an official on the ground. [ anouncer ] ihop is in time square to compare new griddle-melts to your usual breakfast sandwich. a lot more flavor. [ anouncer ] ihop's new griddle melts... made fresh and hot! hand crafted just for you. it's like a sexy sandwich. [ anouncer ] compare new griddle melts yourself. just $4.99. it's an epic breakfast sandwich. [ female announcer ] roc® retinol correxion max. the power of roc® retinol is intensified with a serum. it's proven to be 4x better at smoothing lines and deep wrinkles than professional treatments. roc® max for maximum results. >>> we have new details on the breaking story we're following in kansas city, missouri. a gas explosion at a restaurant has injured at least 14 people, four in critical condition. three people are missing. the explosion appears to have leveled a restaurant in an upscale shopping strict. according to kctv, people in the area reported smelling gas about an
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of kansas, forced the closing of kansas city's airport. elsewhere, inches of ice, rivers of rain, and it ain't over yet. it's a monster. meteorologist tom sater joins us from the weather center. why is this different? >> i think because at one point, 20% of the country was under a watch or warning. in the midwest, where the snow is moving to chicago, indianapolis, a mix in chicago. some of the totals, sure, 9, 10, 12, 15 inches. to give you an idea, wichita, kansas, records go back to the 1 1880s. the worst snow, you just missed the all-time record. in northern arkansas to missouri, up to four inches of sleet and ice, now knocking out power, generators and oil lamps tonight. the triple threat. the other part is severe weather. look where the tornado watch is in effect. south of jackson. this includes hattiesburg, mississippi, and into the evening period. remember, it was going to be two weeks this coming sunday. an ef-4. i think what we'll see, dynamic start to lose strength for the severe weather overnight. great news. but as snow continues to make its way to the great lakes, here are a few
cancelled out of kansas city international airport. we're covering this extreme weather from lots of angles this morning. erin mcpike is in wichita, kansas. jennifer delgado is live at the cnn weather center in atlanta. erin, let's start with you. how's it looking? >> reporter: well, it's not quite as heavy as it was last hour but it's still pretty heavy. we've seen snow plows go by here about six times in the last two hours and the roads are still covered. also we've got this ruler, we've been measuring. about an hour ago it was 4 inches. now we're at 5 1/2. but soledad, here's the interesting thing about this storm. we're calling it a thundersnow. there's thunder and lightning that goes along with it. i wish it would happen when i'm out here but i think we've got video, so let's play that video. i don't know if you can hear it. and that's why we're calling it the blizzard of oz. we've seen that a lot on twitter from some people in kansas, so we want to name this storm the blizzard of oz, soledad. >> i thought thundersnow was dramatic enough. let's get right to jennifer d delgado on where
in new york this morning. >>> in kansas city, missouri, we're getting a new look at a gas explosion that killed one person. take a look. this video was taken across the street tuesday as the gas line exploded inside a popular restaurant. 15 people were hurt. there it is, you see it there. wow. subcontractor reported hitting a gas line about an hour before the explosion, and in eastern georgia, investigators are trying to figure out why a small plane crashed after landing, killing five people. the faa says the plane ran off the run yay last night outside of augusta, following a flight from nashville. two people on board did survive. >>> 30 million people across the country are waking up to scenes like this in kansas today. the storm affecting 800,000 square miles in 18 states. check out what happened at the world golf championships in arizona, in just a matter of hours the fairway getting covered in two inches of snow, and that means playing was suspended. >>> in san bernardino, california, cars crashing into one another. oh, wow. yes, they were. the storm causing a traffic nightmare
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shot his girlfriend. >>> plus, massive gas explosion tonight in kansas city. meet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk policy starts as low as $129 a year. for an agent, call the number that appears on your screen. >>> welcome back to the second half of "out front." a massive gas explosion engulfed an area in kansas city known as country club plaza. our affiliate kshb says the fire engulfed a restaurant there. a kansas city police department spokeswoman tells us from initial reports it looks like a car hit a
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katrina the city was in shambles until the tough talking general and his troops took over. oh, yeah, take that drug dealers and gang leaders. of course the people and especially local chicago police might have a problem with federal intervention, but still, is the national guard the answer to gun violence. facebook.com/carolcnn or tweet me @carol cnn. jason johnson. >> it makes perfect sense for us to respond to gun violence by highly militarized responses. it's not how you clean up bad neighborhoods. what you do is hire more police. you hire police from those particular communities and you have the police walk the streets. you have things like what rudy jewel any did in new york which is take care of quality of life crime, take graffiti off the walls and clean up garbage. these are the ways you stop gun violence. it's not about bringing in troops and scaring everybody in the street. >> just the sight of the general saying to some stupid gang member prone to violence saying put that gun down or i'm going to get you, that sounds good to me, actually. >> it sounds good to me, too. i love th
miami, they beat oklahoma city by 10 points to win the seventh straight game. lebron was great again. scored over 30 points. 39 to be exact. but this is the shot that dropped his shooting percentage to 59%. which is 1% shy of extending his nba report to seven straight games. >> you had your 60% field goal percentage going until you jacked up that three in the shot clock. were you aware what that meant? >> no, i wasn't aware, but all good things got to come to an end at some point. you know, it was a good run. we got the win tonight and that's the most important. >> hey, mate. it's a kangaroo. look at this he lpga tournament in australia. it was delayed by what else -- yes, kangaroos. dozens of them bouncing up and down the fairway. play was actually stopped for a short time. you know, seeing the kangaroo ares, carol, got us thinking wondering if one of those kangaroos happened to pick up one of the player's golf balls would that player be penalized? we found out not, because the kangaroos, as you might be surprised in australia are not part of the golf course. >>> you have heard of t
of kansas, forced the closing of kansas city's airport. elsewhere, inches of ice, rivers of rain, and as we said, it ain't over yet and it's a monster. meteorologist tom sater issing traing the storm and joins us now from the weather center. mr. sater, why is this night different from all other nights? >> that's a very good question. i think because at one point, 20% of the country was under a watch or warning. if you look at the pictures, what is staggering here is, in the midwest, where the snow is moving to chicago, indianapolis, a mix in chicago. some of the totals, sure, 9, 10, 12, even 15 inches. to give you an idea, wichita, kansas, records go back to the 1880s. the greatest snowfall was january 1962, 15 inches, 14.2. you just missed the all-time record. now that we're watching ice accumulation in northern arkansas, into missouri, up to 4 inches of ice, it is now knocking out power. knocking out generators and needing oil lamps tonight. the triple threat. the other part is severe weather. look where the tornado watch is in effect. south of jackson. this includes hattiesburg, mississi
, that massive gas explosion at a kansas city, missouri, restaurant. today a body was found in the rubble. authorities say it's too early to say if it belongs to a woman working at the restaurant. she hasn't been seen since the palast, but at least 15 others were injured. now, we have obtained surveillance video of the explosion the moment it happened. you're going to notice it on the top corner of the frame. you can just see it there. we're also learning tonight, though, that a utility crew was called into the area to investigate the odor. according to the mayor, the fire department also responded to the call about the odor 50 minutes before the blast, but then left the scene because the utility company said they had everything under control. we reached out to the utility company, a spokesperson says they couldn't verify that version of events, but they are still investigating. >>> tonight, cnn has learned that the army has revoked the promotion of paula broadwell. her involvement with david petraeus led to his resignation. broadwell has been approved to a promotion to lieutenant colonel
a couple of weeks ago, you might recall a similar north korean video showing new york city in flames over this musical soundtrack. obviously, they're trying to show a little bit of bluster, little bit of muscle, if they can, as they conduct these kinds of tests. >> that's the old propaganda unit at work. >>> meanwhile, sounds like something out of a movie. eight armed masked thieves dressed as police officers, which we didn't know yesterday, stole $50 million worth of diamonds from a plane while the passengers were on board. >> are you serious? >> yeah. >> no shots were fired, fortunately. nobody got hurt in all of this. but this happened in brussels airport in belgium on monday night. dan rivers shows us it only took a couple of minutes for them to actually pull this whole thing off. >> reporter: it required chutzpah, inside knowledge, and very fast driving, one of the biggest gem heists ever, and the question is who did it? who would dare to steal $50 million worth of diamonds from a supposedly super secure european airport? it all sounds like the plot of a hollywood blockbuster, a rath
, allegedly bribing contractors wanting to get or keep city contracts. rob morrison will appear in a connecticut courtroom to face domestic charges. he was arrested early sunday morning after allegedly choking his wife, cbs business anchor ashley morrison. >>> the fire that crippled carnival "triumph" was caused by a leak oil return line. it ignited the fire in one of the ship's two engine rooms. there is no indication that this blaze was set intentionally. >>> so it turns out michelle obama's much talked about new haircut, the bangs, was the result of a mid life crisis on her 49th birthday, she can't buy a sports car, won't be allowed to bungy bump so instead she got bangs. >> a good fashion choice. >> and looks just like you. >> still ahead on our next hour we're going to be talking about what happens in this bail hearing for oscar pistorius, speaking out about those accusations that he planned to kill his girlfriend, the premeditated murder charges. we'll take you live to south africa for the latest on what he has been telling the court. >>> also hacker headquarters? that bui
the internet. >>> you may want to byob in sacramento, that's bring your own bag. tonight city leaders will talk about banning plastic bags. one plan would make shoppers bring their own bags or buy paper bags at a cost of ten cents apiece. >>> and for the third day in a row, gas prices rise and in some places the price at the pump is downright obscene. in los angeles some are paying $5.19 a gallon. the national average is $3.75 according to aaa, up 10% this month alone. >>> this morning, an american security firm is linking the chinese government to one of the world's most prolific hacking reported from mandiant. >> it's making allegations saying a unit of the chinese military has stolen a boatload of data from over 100 organizations across 20 industries for the last six years. this report didn't go as far as naming those organizations but it does say about 85% of at tacks targeted u.s. organizations. here's a bit from the report i want to read to you, "the sheer scale and duration of these sustained attacks against such a wide set of industries, from a singularly identified group based in china
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